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Really dry, cracking, peeling skin on and in between toes, also small dry spots on hands and fingers and penis is also dry ?

Really dry, cracking, peeling skin on and in between toes, also small dry spots on hands and fingers and penis is also dry ?

Fungal: Most likely tinea pedis. Athletes feet with what is call Id reaction on hands. Penis prob not related. Don't use ivory soap it is pure soak and drys skin too much ...Read more

Toes (Definition)

Toes are the digits at the ends of the feet, most people have 10 and they normally ...Read more


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Brown dead skin between toes, should I be concerned?

Brown dead skin between toes, should I be concerned?

Have it evaluated: It could be a fungal infection, a yeast infection or a soft corn...Among other things. I would suggest you have it evaluated to resolve the issue and make sure it is nothing to be concerned about. ...Read more

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Dry skin and eachy blister between toes?

Dry skin and eachy blister between toes?

Blister between toes: Tinea pedis can appear as a rash with small blistering & itching between toes & on the bottom of the foot. You need to be evaluated & treated in person to ensure your healing! ...Read more

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How to get rid of dead white skin between toes ?

How to get rid of dead white skin between toes ?

May be mechanical: Many times this finding is secondary to mechanical irritation caused by adjacent toes rubbing together. Most commonly the 4th and 5th toes. As the toes contract (hammer), the bones in the toes shift slightly allowing the bone in adjacent toe to rub leading to callus formation. This can become quite painful. See your podiatrist for an evaluation and treatment options. Dr l. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of dead skin peeling between toes?

How do I get rid of dead skin peeling between toes?

Couple of things: Soak the foot in warm water with a mild dishwashing liquid, when the tissue becomes loose, use a towel in a back and forth motion to scrape out the skin. ...Read more

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Foot skin rash itchy and spreading between toes, what to do? I have used curash that stops itchiness for a few hours.

Foot skin rash itchy and spreading between toes, what to do? I have used curash that stops itchiness for a few hours.

Fungal foot rash: It appears to be athlete's feet often a rash due to sweating. Aerate your feet at home and wear sandals instead of a closed shoe or sneaker. You can apply over the counter med: Lotrimin cream 1% 3x/d for a month or so until rash resolves (slow growing). Welcome to Health tap! Dr. Ivy Fisher ...Read more

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I have excema on my foot... Its really uncofortable skin is peeling from between toes just a horrible feeling. What should I put on it to stop the bur?

I have excema on my foot... Its really uncofortable skin is peeling from between toes just a horrible feeling. What should I put on it to stop the bur?

Excema: Excema on the foot has some unique problems. The area can have athletes foot and or a bacterial infection at the same time because of the damage to the area. An exam and possible cultures should be considered. ...Read more

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I developed a red itchy subsequently bumpy skin rash after using tea tree oil on toenails. The rash is on the top and between toes, now shiny.

I developed a red itchy subsequently bumpy skin rash after using tea tree oil on toenails.  The rash is on the top and between toes, now shiny.

Allergic reaction: It seems you may be allergic to the tea tree oil and it may have dripped on and between the toes causing the rash and itching. Discontinue using it and topically apply a cortisone cream. You can also take oral Benadryl (diphenhydramine). If this does not resolve, see your podiatrist. ...Read more

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What causes the skin between toes to itch and peel? The rash is on the tops of my feet as well. It spreads to my arms and chest but much less severe

What causes the skin between toes to itch and peel? The rash is on the tops of my feet as well. It spreads to my arms and chest but much less severe

Fungal infection: is usually the most common cause of itching/peeling skin between the toes. If it is a fungal infection, it can be spread to other parts of the body like your arms, chest; for example, if you dry your feet with a towel then use on the rest of your body, it is possible to transfer the fungus to the rest of your body. You can try an OTC fungal cream for now and see your doctor if doesn't work. ...Read more

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There are small clustered pimples on the sole of my foot, around it is white and ooze clear liquid with dead skin holes. It is not between toes. What?

There are small clustered pimples on the sole of my foot, around it is white and ooze clear liquid with dead skin holes. It is not between toes. What?

Pitted keratolysis: Or possibly dyshidrotic eczema or pustulosis plantaris. May need to see a dermatologist. Meanwhile, ventilate feet. Go barefoot at home. Use baking powder (sodium bicarbonate) in sox. Apply Clotrimazole (miconazole, ketoconazole) cream or benzoyl peroxide gel. Benzoyl peroxide is also used for acne. Be careful as it will bleach fabrics. Pitted keratolysis is not serious. It is an overgrowth of cer. ...Read more

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Itchy between toes, hurts to walk, toes may be slightly swollen, skin feels tight, peeling skin with a few wounds between toes and on top of toes. ?

Itchy between toes, hurts to walk, toes may be slightly swollen, skin feels tight, peeling skin with a few wounds between toes and on top of toes. ?

Foot fungus: You most likely have a fungal infection called Athletes foot or tinea pedis. Get some Lamisil (terbinafine) or Lotrimin cream OTC and use it twice daily. Expose your feet to the air by wearing flip flops or sandals. Soak the feet in white vinegar or Epsom salts daily. If it doesn't improve or you see red streaks going up your leg see a doctor immediately. ...Read more

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What can help super dry crusty skin in between my toes?

What can help super dry crusty skin in between my toes?

I would be : Sure to clean well, then apply an antifungal cream at night. It is not always fungus, so if it does not improve after a couple of weeks other etiologies must be considered. (erythrasma, eczema , etc). ...Read more

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I have like super dry crusty skin in between my toes. What can help this?

I have like super dry crusty skin in between my toes. What can help this?

Fungus infection: This could represent fungus infection which can be treated with otc creams such as lamisil (terbinafine). Expect 2-4 weeks to clear. ...Read more

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What i can use if I have broken skin between my toes and it is very iching?

What i can use if I have broken skin between my toes and it is very iching?

Topical antifungal : I usually suggest a vinegar soak of 1/4 cup of white vingar in a quart of luke warm water and soak your foot for 15 min. Then a topical antibiotic cream if you think it might be bacterial infected then/or a topical antifungal cream. ...Read more

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